Plant HR Manager
Van Wert, OH 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco is one of the world's largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains.

We are looking for a Plant Human Resources Manager. This position manages general personnel duties including labor relations, wage and benefit programs, human resources, safety, and other applicable personnel policies.

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.


  • Represents the Company in Union grievances, arbitrations and negotiations. Works with Value Stream Managers and all Plant Supervisors in the administration of the union contract and other labor relation policies consistent with Corporate Policies.
  • Recruits, screens, and recommends personnel as required to meet the immediate personnel requirements of the plant and assists management personnel in planning organizational development for long term needs.
  • Maintains current evaluations of salaried positions in the Van Wert Plant, directs the review and adjustment of salaries within the established compensation system and recommends timely revisions of salary ranges.
  • Develops, interprets, and disseminates information regarding plant and company personnel policies and maintains a consistent application of them with the purpose of maintaining community and employee relations.
  • Maintains liaison with the Manager of Employee Relations for the Sealing Products Group.
  • Supervises the administration of existing employee fringe benefit programs and makes recommendation for suitable changes and additions.
  • Serves as process owner of the Quality Management System core process "Labor Resources".
  • *Assists Safety Coordinator in developing and implementing safety policies and programs within Corporate guidelines to assure a safe working environment.
  • Manages a department by developing and maintaining budgets, setting goals and objectives, determining actions within policies required to meet goals, determining personnel needs and taking action to meet those needs, and appraising the performance of the department and employees.
  • Directs and supports plantwide training needs for all plant personnel.
  • Position has the responsibility and authority for quality commensurate with the accountabilities of the job description.
  • *Partners with Safety Coordinator to improve safety performance and reduce workers compensation costs.

Required Experience

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree


  • 3-5 years manufacturing experience with two years within the personnel function
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organization and administration skills
  • Oral communication skills

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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